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26.11.2021

On Wednesday, 24 November, an agreement was announced between the three German parties to form a new coalition government. It included the Social Democrats (SPD), the Greens and the Free Democrats, whereby the coalition was called a “traffic light”. At the same time, it was announced that Germany will remain part of NATO’s nuclear sharing agreement - a strategy for the joint use of NATO's nuclear arsenal. 

25.11.2021

On November 15, 2021, PIR Center held the III International Timerbaev Nuclear Debates. This year, students and young specialists in the field of nuclear nonproliferation and global security from Russia and foreign countries took part in the event. The teams of debaters were represented by such Russian and foreign universities and organizations as MGIMO Russia, MEPhI, Ural Federal University (UrFU), PIR Center, as well as MIIS and CTBTO Youth Group.

23.11.2021

The "Chinese factor" is playing an increasingly important role in ensuring regional and international security. At the moment, there are no reasonable arguments in favor of China's participation in arms control on an equal footing with Russia and the United States, but there is a tendency to correct this bias on the part of China. In terms of its influence on strategic stability, China can no longer be put on the same level as France or the UK. By modernizing and increasing the military budget, the PRC demonstrates its readiness to become a full-fledged "military superpower", including in the field of rocket science and advanced technologies. This paper analyzes the Chinese arsenal of strategic non-nuclear weapons (SNNW) in the Asia-Pacific region (APR).

Official documents on disarmament, non-proliferation, and nuclear security education

UN Documents

United Nations study on disarmament and non-proliferation education57-th session of the UN General Assembly, New York, 30 August 2002

United Nations General Assemly Resolution 57/6057-th session of the UN General Assembly, New York, 30 December 2002

Action 22 of 2010 NPT Review Conference Final DocumentNPT Review Conference, New York, 2010

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First Biennial Report of the Secretary-General on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education59-th session of the UN General Assembly, 23 July 2004

Second Biennial Report of the Secretary-General on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education61-st session of the UN General Assembly, 20 July 2006

Third Biennial Report of the Secretary-General on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education63-rd session of the UN General Assembly, 21 July 2008

Fourth Biennial Report of the Secretary-General on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education65-th session of the UN General Assembly, 22 July 2010

Fifth Biennial Report of the Secretary-General on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education67-th session of the UN General Assembly, 12 July 2012

Statements

Joint Statement on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education 2010NPT Review Conference, New York, 11 May 2010

Joint Statement on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education 2013Second Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference, 22 April - 3 May 2013

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